Carla Stefaniak From South Florida Goes Missing in Costa Rica

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Mario Caicedo
Carla Stefaniak, of South Florida, went missing while vacationing in Costa Rica. The 36-year-old was last heard from around 8 p.m. on Nov. 27. She didn't show up for her 1 p.m. flight home on Nov. 28.
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Mario Caicedo
Stefaniak had been celebrating her birthday and was with her sister-in-law.
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Mario Caicedo
Stefaniak's last reported message to her family said: "It's pretty sketchy here," that the power was out and it was pouring rain.
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NBC 5 News
Authorities began searching for Stefaniak, who had been staying at an Airbnb villa near San Jose.
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Repretel TV
On Monday, a body was found partially buried on the property where Stefaniak was staying, authorities said. The body is believed to be Stefaniak.
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Repretel TV
On Tuesday, authorities said a security guard at the property where Stefaniak was staying, Bismark Espinosa Martinez, was arrested in her killing.
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Repretel TV
Earlier Tuesday, authorities said they found what appears to be blood in the Airbnb apartment rented by Stefaniak.
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Mario Caicedo
Officials said that they are awaiting fingerprint comparisons to 100 percent confirm the identity of the body as Carla Stefaniak.
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NBC News
Worried family members have requested the public's help in finding answers in the disappearance of Stefaniak.
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